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June 25, 2010

Senate Bill 29: An Act to Raise the Compulsory Attendance Age

Authors:
Senator Darrell Jackson

Summary:
This bill would raise the compulsory attendance age in South Carolina from 17 to 18.

Status:

12/10/2008(Senate) Prefiled
12/10/2008(Senate) Referred to Committee on Education
1/13/2009(Senate) Introduced and read first time
1/13/2009(Senate) Referred to Committee on Education
6/3/2010(Senate) Bill died when Legislature adjourned

HSLDA’s Position:
This bill should be opposed as an expansion of state control over education.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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